The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 38 38 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 30.65% 26.76% 16.89%
As % of the Vendors category 70.37% 36.89% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 25
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £49,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54 103 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 43.55% 72.54% 37.16%
Number of salaries quoted 50 96 53
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 48 (68.57%) SQL Server
1 48 (68.57%) MS Excel
2 42 (60.00%) .NET
3 39 (55.71%) Project Management
4 37 (52.86%) C#
5 33 (47.14%) HTML
5 33 (47.14%) JavaScript
6 32 (45.71%) jQuery
7 28 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 27 (38.57%) Oracle
9 26 (37.14%) VB.NET
10 25 (35.71%) MySQL
10 25 (35.71%) CSS
10 25 (35.71%) User Experience
10 25 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (25.71%) VMware
11 18 (25.71%) Windows
12 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (15.71%) Degree
13 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
14 10 (14.29%) JBoss
15 9 (12.86%) OO
15 9 (12.86%) MS Office
15 9 (12.86%) Office 365
16 8 (11.43%) Puppet
16 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (11.43%) TeamCity
16 8 (11.43%) Time Management
16 8 (11.43%) Coaching
16 8 (11.43%) Octopus Deploy

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.29%) JBoss
2 8 (11.43%) IIS
2 8 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 48 (68.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.86%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.43%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) PBX
1 4 (5.71%) SAN
1 4 (5.71%) Firewall
2 3 (4.29%) LAN
3 2 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (1.43%) DHCP
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) VPN
4 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (68.57%) SQL Server
2 28 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 25 (35.71%) MySQL
4 8 (11.43%) DTS
4 8 (11.43%) EDRMS
4 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.43%) TeamCity
2 8 (11.43%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (5.71%) Law
1 4 (5.71%) Legal
1 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) Developer
2 25 (35.71%) Web Developer
2 25 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 25 (35.71%) C# Developer
2 25 (35.71%) .NET Web Developer
2 25 (35.71%) C# Web Developer
2 25 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Graduate
5 8 (11.43%) Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Analyst
5 8 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (10.00%) Programmer
6 7 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Graduate Software Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Software Applications Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
6 7 (10.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.00%) .NET
2 33 (47.14%) HTML
3 32 (45.71%) jQuery
4 25 (35.71%) CSS
5 7 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (4.29%) WPF
7 1 (1.43%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.43%) ODBC
7 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.43%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.71%) User Experience
2 8 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) Physics
5 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.86%) Statistics
5 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.43%) Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Linux
2 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Project Management
2 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
3 9 (12.86%) OO
4 8 (11.43%) SSADM
4 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
4 8 (11.43%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.43%) Coaching
4 8 (11.43%) DevOps
4 8 (11.43%) TOGAF
4 8 (11.43%) Time Management
5 7 (10.00%) TDD
6 6 (8.57%) Migration
7 5 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.14%) Data Mapping
7 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) Practice Management
9 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.86%) C#
2 33 (47.14%) JavaScript
3 26 (37.14%) VB.NET
4 8 (11.43%) Java
5 4 (5.71%) SQL
6 3 (4.29%) XAML
6 3 (4.29%) C
6 3 (4.29%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.71%) Degree
3 5 (7.14%) MCSE
3 5 (7.14%) MCSA
4 3 (4.29%) MCP
4 3 (4.29%) MCITP
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.43%) MCTS
5 1 (1.43%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) CCNA
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Puppet
2 2 (2.86%) Nagios
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) Oracle
2 18 (25.71%) VMware
3 8 (11.43%) webMethods
4 4 (5.71%) LexisNexis
4 4 (5.71%) NetApp
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco
5 3 (4.29%) SonicWALL
5 3 (4.29%) Veeam
6 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) Dell
6 1 (1.43%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.43%) Sage
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